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Parish leaders from a Houston Catholic church recently visited Prince of Peace Catholic Church to thank the Hoover parish for its $40,000 donation toward Hurricane Harvey relief. more

Nov 3, 2017 7:37 PM People

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Photos courtesy of City of Hoover.

Families attended the Touch a Truck event at the Preserve in Hoover on Saturday, Oct. 28, despite the cold breezy weather. more

Nov 3, 2017 7:28 PM People

The Hoover City Hall Art Gallery will put the artwork of local veterans on display beginning Nov. 6, in conjunction with the City's Veterans Day celebrations. The work will be on display for several months. more

Nov 3, 2017 7:23 PM People

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Poster courtesy of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund.

More than 280 of the 1,210 Alabamians listed on the Virtual Vietnam Veterans Wall of Faces still lack photographs. more

Nov 3, 2017 7:20 PM People

The National Science Foundation (NSF) administers the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) on behalf of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. more

Nov 3, 2017 7:17 PM High Schools

The students, led by teacher Janet Ort, are doing all this as part of a Lexus Eco Challenge, but also as part of getting Hoover appointed as a National Wildlife-designated school. more

Nov 3, 2017 5:02 PM High Schools

R.F. Bumpus Middle School recently hosted retired NASA employee Frank Williams on Oct. 16. more

Nov 3, 2017 4:55 PM Middle Schools

At a recent performance of the “Lion King” by Simmons Middle’s Troupe in a Trunk, the Hoover Arts Alliance presented to drama teacher Delle Kincaid and Principal Brian Cain a $1,000 grant to support and continue this well-received program. more

Nov 3, 2017 4:52 PM Middle Schools

Three different groups from Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law National Mock Trial Team participated in competitions Oct. 21-22, including some local students. more

Nov 3, 2017 4:45 PM Schools

The library at Deer Valley Elementary School is working with bDot Architecture and Signature Homes to create new forest-themed decorations. more

Oct 12, 2017 4:41 PM People

Hoover City Schools educator Nancy McGowan has been named a National Geographic Certified Educator, one of only seven in Alabama. more

Oct 12, 2017 4:36 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

All sections earned Superior Ratings including drum major, majorette, dance, guard, percussion and band. more

Oct 12, 2017 4:31 PM People

The 2017 Poinsettia Ball Debutantes were introduced by the Poinsettia Men’s Club at an afternoon reception at the beginning of summer. more

Oct 12, 2017 4:26 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Hoover City Schools.

Melisa Guthrie was shocked to receive a cancer diagnosis in fall 2016. That October, it was discovered through routine testing that she had stage three colon cancer. more

Sep 26, 2017 5:06 PM High Schools

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Photo courtesy of Michelle Berg.

The play included students in grades 6-8 performing the fractured stories of “The Princess and the Pea,” “The Boy Who Cried Dinosaur” and “Rumpelstiltskin.” more

Sep 26, 2017 4:58 PM Middle Schools

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Photo courtesy of Prince of Peace Knights of Columbus Council #11537.

Wittmann is a recent graduate of Prince of Peace Catholic School and will attend John Carroll Catholic High School for the 2017-2018 school year. more

Sep 26, 2017 4:50 PM Private Schools

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Photo courtesy of Vickie Gord Griffith, Publicity Chair, Hoover Belle Committee.

The 38 young ladies will serve as ambassadors for the city of Hoover for the next two years. more

Sep 26, 2017 4:40 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Hoover City Schools.

To celebrate National School Lunch Week, officials from the city of Hoover will be serving lunch in Hoover’s elementary, intermediate and middle school cafeterias. more

Sep 26, 2017 3:49 PM Schools

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Photo by Madoline Markham.

I sincerely pray you all will reconsider that the AOTB is a historical gem and deserves preservation, not destruction! more

Sep 24, 2017 1:14 AM Opinion 2 Comments

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Courtesy of Hoover City Schools

A group of seven Hoover High students and nine Spain Park High students were recently named 2018 National Merit Semifinalists, joining approximately 16,000 other high school seniors in receiving this honor. more

Sep 23, 2017 2:19 AM High Schools

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